Recipe for disaster! Hilarious snaps reveal cakes that look nothing like they’re supposed to – from a flattened Elmo to a VERY messy Minnie Mouse

  • People from across the world have shared snaps of cake failures they’ve spotted
  • Bored Panda rounded up some of the funniest examples from social media
  • Some people are unhappy customers who had ordered custom cakes 

Many of us know the difficulty of trying to follow a recipe – but these images prove just how badly baking can go. 

Rounded up by Bored Panda, social media users from around the world shared the biggest cake fails they’ve ever come across – from a very miserable Baby Yoda to a sickly-looking mirror glaze.

Some people were unhappy shoppers who had ordered custom cakes and were delivered dishes that looked very different.

Others were home cooks who tried their best to recreate their favourite character but fell short.

Here FEMAIL looks at the most entertaining cake fails to date – and they don’t disappoint…

Is that you Minnie Mouse? Mickey’s significant other had a complete renovation in this fail of a cake, and appeared to be melting




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Rounded up by Bored Panda, social media users from around the world shared the biggest cake fails they’ve ever come across – including a sickly-looking mirror glaze (pictured right)

Expectation vs. reality: One baker wanted to recreate a baking masterpiece of Elmo but struggled to do so and the much-loved children’s character from Sesame Street became almost unrecognisable apart from his distinctive colour

Without the before comparison, it would be hard to tell this cake was inspired by Gizmo from the 1984 film Gremlins

Proving it takes a steady hand to paint with frosting, this Olaf cake decoration (pictured right) doesn’t really do the movie character justice (pictured left)

The face of this astronaut appeared much more vicious than the smiling boy requested (pictured top left)

This unicorn recreation (pictured right) bares little resemblance to the original (pictured left), however, it does appear to have a lovely red mane

It’s the thought that counts: This Baby Yoda cake was a solid effort even if did slightly miss the mark

Not quite what was ordered! The bride and groom on a wedding cake (pictured right) appeared very different from the newlyweds’ requests (pictured left)

Most social media users guessed that this cake was actually supposed to say World’s Greatest Father

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